People are injured at work everyday. Some of these injuries are serious and can negatively impact the rest of a person’s life. Other injuries resolve much sooner. Either way, it is important to know your rights.
If you are injured in the course and scope of your employment, or have suffered an injury as a result of the nature of your work (repetitive trauma), you may be entitled to compensation under Connecticut’s Worker’s Compensation Act.
You are entitled to:
- Payment of Medical Bills
- Lost Wages
- Payment for Permanent Injury
In some instances you may also be entitled to vocational training.
Don’t trust your employer’s insurance company or their doctors. They want to get you back to work as soon as possible, with as little expense to them or your employer as they can manage. Insurance companies are only concerned with saving money and not about protecting your rights. You need an experienced worker’s compensation attorney to assist you before it’s too late.
Your employer can not fire you for making a worker’s compensation claim. If you have been injured at work, contact our office now. We can help.